Wonders of Mexico

Pallid Bats vs. Scorpions

Clip | 1m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

Many animals avoid the desert heat by becoming nocturnal. But this also exposes you to new dangers. Mexico has the highest diversity of scorpions in the world, but as they come out under the cover of darkness looking for food, the hunter can easily become the hunted. Pallid bats have adapted to becoming scorpion hunting specialists by stalking their prey on the ground.

Aired: 08/15/18

Rating: TV-G

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